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STRoNG Military Families (SMF)


“I know without the programs I wouldn’t have the relationship that I now have with my kids.”
- Program Graduate

STRoNG Military Families parenting program is offered for military service members, their spouses/partners, and children 1-to-6 years old. The 10-week program is designed to support and enhance resilience by creating opportunities for families to come together to learn, support one another, and grow in their ability to navigate the unique challenges they face. Available as a multi-family group, or home-based option.

• Increase parenting skills
• Meet other military families
• Learn self-care skills
• Connect with local resources
• Support for positive parent-child interactions

Contact Information

Patty white

2025 Traverwood III, Suite C
Ann Arbor, MI 48105

Phone: (734) 998-5825
E-mail: strongfamilies@umich.edu

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The program is primarily a(n):

Research Program

Program End Date


Sponsoring Service Unit(s)

University of Michigan Health System

Sponsoring Department(s)

Depression Center, Psychiatry

Program Available to these Counties

Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw

Program Available to these Cities

Ann Arbor, Auburn Hills, Southfield, Warren

Subject Area(s)

Communications, Community Assistance, Continuing & Community, Early Childhood and Elementary (pre-6), Education, Health & Health Care, Mental Health